Icelandair Group's responsiblity strategy is based on the Sustainable Development Goals. The four key goals that were chosen represent areas where the Company concluded that it can have a significant impact and create shared value.
Goal 5: Gender Equality with a special focus on sub-goal 5.5 to ensure full participation in leadership and decision-making. Here, Icelandair Group focuses on the gender ratio at the management level, and among its pilots, flight crew and technical staff to work towards a more equal representation.
Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth with a special focus on Iceland and 8.3 to promote policies to support job creation and growing enterprises, and 8.9 to promote beneficial and sustainable tourism. Here, Icelandair Group focused on understanding and increasing its positive economic contribution to the tourism sector in Iceland, and to the Icelandic economy as a whole as one of the country’s largest companies.
Goal 12: Responsible Production and Consumption with a special focus on its own operations, 12.7 to promote sustainable procurement practices, and on waste for 12.3 and 12.5 to halve global per capita food waste and substantially reduce waste generation. Here, Icelandair Group focused on promoting sustainable and responsible procurement practices for its different companies, and as well as on working to reduce waste across its operations.
Goal 13: Climate Action with a special focus on its flight operations and ground vehicles to ensure that the Company does all it can to limit its climate impact.